Catalog 2018-2019

NS-521 Commun Nu Princ & Theories

Prerequisites: Satisfactory completion of Semester 1 courses- NS 509, NS-510, NS-511, NS-512, (17 credits) & enrolled in fall semester co-requisite courses. This course introduces students to the care of families and aggregate populations as clients within the community. Principles and theories of family and community health are discussed in relation to the application of nursing process. Students will examine the influence of social, political, economic and physical forces on the health status and health needs of families and community-aggregate populations. Student will participate in a community health promotion activity with families and aggregates, integrating theories and principles of epidemiology, program planning and health behavior change. Clinical practice will take place in a variety of community settings.